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Carols from King's


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A Service of Lessons and Carols from the Chapel of King's College, Cambridge
Processional Hymn
Once in Royal David's city (H. J. Gauntlett)
Bidding: The Dean
Up! good Christen folk, and listen
(Piae Cantiones, 1582)
First Lesson
Isaiah 52, vv. 7-10
Reader: A Chorister
A spotless rose (Herbert Howells)
Second Lesson
St. Luke I, vv. 26-35, 38
Reader: A Choral Scholar
The angel Gabriel from heaven came (Old Basque)
Third Lesson
St. Luke 2, vv. 1, 3-7
Reader: The Chaplain
A Virgin most pure (trad. English)
Fourth Lesson
St. Luke 2, vv. 8-16
Reader: The Director of Music
The shepherd's cradle song (Charles Macpherson)
O come, all ye faithful (J. F. Wade)
Fifth Lesson
St. Matthew 2, vv. 1, 2, 7-11
Reader: The Dean
The Three Kings (P. Cornelius)
The Lord's Prayer and Blessing
O little town of Bethlehem (Vaughan Williams)
See colour feature on centre pages


Bidder/lesson reader (Fifth lesson): The Dean [name uncredited]
Lesson reader (First lesson): A Chorister [name uncredited]
Lesson reader (Second lesson): A Choral Scholar [name uncredited]
Lesson reader (Third lesson): The Chaplain [name uncredited]
Lesson reader (Fourth lesson)/director of Music: David Willcocks
Organist: John Wells
Producer: Brian Large

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